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Google Threatens to Distrust Symantec SSL/TLS Certificates

Google is warning that it intends to deprecate and remove trust in Symantec-issued SSL/TLS certificates, as Symantec shoots back that the move is unwarranted.

Google Slams Symantec for ‘Failures’ in SSL/TLS Certificate Process

Google Chrome engineers railed on Symantec for allegedly issuing thousands of security certificates that had not been properly validated.

Google to Symantec: We don’t trust you anymore

Security teams, network administrators, and operations teams have some busy days ahead.Google’s Chrome development team is fed up with Symantec as a certificate authority,...

Google proposes sending Symantec to TLS sin bin

Certificates from Symantec would have their trust period reduced to nine months under Google's plan.

Google takes Symantec to the woodshed for mis-issuing 30,000 HTTPS certs...

Enlarge (credit: Nyttend) In a severe rebuke of one of the biggest suppliers of HTTPS credentials, Google Chrome developers announced plans to drastically...

US-CERT Warns HTTPS Inspection May Degrade TLS Security

Security tools that proxy and inspect HTTPS traffic create a blindspot for network administrators trying to determine whether communication between clients and servers is...

US-CERT Warns That HTTPS Inspection Tools Weaken TLS

Turns out that man-in-the-middling your own traffic isn't the safest way to look for man-in-the-middle attacks.

It’s time to turn on HTTPS: the benefits are well worth...

After Edward Snowden revealed that online communications were being collected en masse by some of the world’s most powerful intelligence agencies, security experts called...

Unfixed weaknesses in Confide stoke doubts about end-to-end crypto claims

Enlarge (credit: Confide) A pair of damning advisories independently published Wednesday raise serious questions about the security assurances of Confide, a messaging app...

Encryption patent that roiled Newegg is dead on appeal

Enlarge / A figure from the patent that has been asserted against Intel, Google, and hundreds of other companies providing SSL and TLS on...

Google Chrome 56’s crypto tweak ‘borked thousands of computers’ using Blue...

TLS 1.3 takes down Chromebooks, PCs Updated  The availability of Transport Layer Security protocol version 1.3 was supposed to make network encryption faster and...

Google Chrome 56’s crypto tweak ‘borked thousands of computers’ using Bluecoat...

Flawed TLS 1.3 takes down Chromebooks, PCs The availability of Transport Layer Security protocol version 1.3 was supposed to make network encryption faster and...